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Important Information

  • Use your email – When starting an application, use your own email and do not share accounts. Sharing accounts will delay the admission process, causing your application to be created under the identity of the other person.
  • Term not available - If the term you desire is not available, please do not apply for another term. Please call 304-367-4141 or email admissions@fairmontstate.edu for assistance. 
  • Prior to beginning an application - We need you to create an account or log into your account if you have already created one.  If you have forgotten your password, retrieve it here.
  • Transfer Credit - Fairmont State University only reviews transferable credit from regionally accredited institutions and institutions with national accreditation that is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education for acceptance as credit in our academic programs. The most current listing of sanctioned accrediting bodies can be found at www.ed.gov.
  • Admission Communication during COVID-19 - Admissions letters will be sent to the email used when you applied. Please watch for your admissions letters which will be sent from admissions@fairmontstate.edu
 

Undergraduate Application

Apply for Undergraduate Admission

Terms Dates
Winter Term
(Online Courses Only)
Monday, November 29, 2021 — Tuesday, January 4, 2022
Spring 2022 Full Term January 11 — April 23, 2022
Spring 2022 2nd 7 weeks March 7 — April 23, 2022
Summer Term I May — July 2022
Summer Term II July — August 2022
Fall 2022 August 2022

For more information, please call 304-367-4855 to speak with an Admissions Counselor.

 

Graduate Application

Graduate Admission Deadlines (You must have a completed file in order to be reviewed):

Application materials such as the following should be sent to the Office of Admissions.  If sending electronic documents please  to admissions@fairmontstate.edu:

  • Official transcripts of undergraduate/graduate coursework from all colleges/universities attended
  • Scores on the graduate aptitude tests, such as Graduate Record Examination (GRE), Miller Analogies Test (MAT), Graduate Management, Admission Test (GMAT), or Principles of Learning and Teaching Exam (PLT)
  • Writing Samples
  • Letters of recommendation 
  • Portfolio
 

Program-Specific Applications

Aviation Flight Applicants

The flight program is a selective/competitive program with a fall start only and requires an additional Flight Program Application. This application must be submitted electronically. The priority application deadline for students seeking admission for the Fall 2022 is Monday, January 3, 2022. All applications received after this date will only be reviewed on a space-available basis. This program also has additional requirements (please see the website for additional requirements).

Nursing Applicants (ASN Program)

The ASN (RN) program is a competitive program with a priority deadline.  Program admission requires an additional Nursing Program Application. The program includes various tracks throughout the academic year in order to help you obtain your ASN degree in a timely manner.  To find more information on the ASN (RN) program visit the School of Nursing webpage.

To be considered for acceptance into the program a Nursing Program Application and General Admission Application must be completed.

Nursing Applicants (RN to BSN Program)

The RN to BSN program is a selective program with a priority deadline.  Program admission requires an additional Nursing Program Application. In order to be considered for the program you must hold an active unencumbered RN license by the time the program starts.  To find more information on the RN to BSN program visit the School of Nursing webpage

To be considered for acceptance into the program a Nursing Program Application and General Admission Application must be completed.

 

International Students

Graduate Admission Deadlines (You must have a completed file in order to be reviewed):

  • June 15 - International Application Deadline

Undergraduate Admission Deadline (You must have a completed file in order to be reviewed):

  • June 15 - International Application Deadline for Fall Semester
  • October 15 - International Application Deadline for Spring Semester
  • Admission for the Summer Terms is Prohibited

Admissions

Fairmont State University is a student-centered institution of first choice among students who desire a flexible and relevant learning experience. The University provides a well-rounded education, enabling students to gain the knowledge and skills needed for self-fulfilling, responsible citizenship and employability in a rapidly changing global
environment.

Financial Aid

Fairmont State University participates in all Federal Student Aid programs. For more information on deadlines,
scholarship opportunities, and our new Net Price Calculator, which will assist you in estimating your costs to attend Fairmont State, please visit Financial Aid.

FSU Federal Student Aid Code – 003812

Security & Fire Safety Report

The Clery Act mandates that all Title IV institutions, without exception, prepare, publish and distribute an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. This report consists of three basic parts: disclosure of the University’s crime statistics for the past three years; disclosure of the University’s fire statistics for the past three years; and disclosures regarding the University’s current campus policies related to personal, property and fire safety.

You can obtain a hard copy of this report by contacting the Department of Public Safety.